Experience the Power of Modern Dance in Contemporary Choreographers Showcase
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Reviews & Ratings
Choreography: Christopher Wheeldon
Music: György Ligeti
Wheeldon’s contemporary masterpiece is a stunning abstract rendering of music into movement and patterns. It is enchanting, wistful, and often profound.
Choreography: Brock Clawson
Music: John Adams, Michelle McLaughlin, Martin Tillman, M83, Jeremy Limb
Named for the well-known Chicago street, Crossing Ashland is a metaphor for facing change within us.
_ Choreography: Alexander Ekman
Music: Mikael Karlsson, Ane Brun & Erik Satie
Episode 31 is a large group piece showcasing the dancers’ youth, vigor and athleticism. The piece features contrasting pumping, almost tribal sequences with strong balletic poses.